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happened to jimmy hoffa, the union boss who disappeared 37 years ago? there have been all kinds of rumors about where he ended up, and now, thanks to a death bed tip, this mystery might soon be solved. abc's john donvan is on the beat. >> reporter: following a tip from a dying man, police are looking at this property in roseville, michigan, at the driveway, to be specific, under which may lie the solution to a 37-year-old national mystery. whatever happened to jimmy hoffa? and where did they dump the body? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they bring in the digger to rip it open. >> we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once the powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the
jimmy hoffa's body? well, a new break in the case this morning has police ready to start drilling. >>> it's thursday, september 27th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> our starting point this morning, the blown call that outraged millions. it seems to have single handedly settled a labor dispute. that's right. the official nfl refs are headed back to the field. beginning tonight, millions of football fans will again be able to sleep and rest easy. they will be able to curse and boo the real refs again, finally, for the ravens/browns game tonight. and calmed by the knowledge they won't have to see another replacement official for at least eight years, because that's how long the new labor deal will last. jason carroll, i know you're excited. he joins us live to talk about how they reached this deal while we were all sleeping. >> you seem more excited. did you see how excited he was at the top? you seem very excited. and it's not just you. a lot of people excited by this decision. both sides met for 17 hours on tuesday, met until midnight last night. the agreement basically mea
. >>> and the latest, the search for the remains of jimmy hoffa appears to have come up empty. they found no remains after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back monday. but the mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him, the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie pope, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: earlier, his kitchen had caught fire. his apartment was filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, he reached back to his military training from decades ago. the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a parra trooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid. their arms banded together. and when he jumped, they caught him. >> we were concerned about the head. jus
. what happened to jimmy hoffa? this morning, another new break in the case that will soon have police digging. the teamsters leader disappeared off the face of the earth back in 1975. now acting on a tip, police will take soil samples from a home in roseville, michigan, to see if hoffa may be buried there. tomorrow they'll drill through a concrete driveway to test for human remains. tiki barber is here laughing about this. authorities say radar detected an anomaly underneath the concrete. >> that's why tiki barber is here, our top story. a deal made to get the nfl's regular refs back on the field tonight. >> thankfully. >> i thought hoffa was buried underneath the south end zone of the old giants stadium. an deal? you woke up to a deal this morning? >> it's fantastic. i actually went to bed waiting for it to happen, and about 12:00 last night, my phone started buzzing, so i knew a deal had been reached. and it's fantastic. it's fantastic for everyone involved. now there's trust in the interaction with the officials. there's still going to be arguing with referees and they're still goi
happened to jimmy of hoffa? and where did they dump the bold? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they'll bring in the digger to rip it open. >> this is a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once a powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a
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